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Amanda Micklus

Principal Analyst, Datamonitor Healthcare

Connecticut, US
Amanda has been tracking corporate strategy and business development activities in the biopharma and medtech industries for more than 10 years. She is a principal analyst with Informa’s Datamonitor Healthcare where she researches and analyzes trends in corporate strategy and dealmaking, and compiles reports for clients. Amanda also writes trends pieces for Informa’s IN VIVO and START-UP publications, and contributes to Informa’s Strategic Transactions deals database, researching and writing analyses on individual biopharma and medtech transactions. Before joining Informa, Amanda spent five years at Purdue Pharma, working as a market research analyst and information searcher. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry-Business from the University of Scranton, and a Master of Science in Library & Information Science from Long Island University.
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Deals In Depth: October 2017

Eli Lilly made a big commitment to immuno-oncology with its $1.8 billion deal for CureVac's mRNA vaccines. Amneal and Impax merged, creating the fifth-largest generics company in the US. Billion-dollar aggregates were reached in FOPOs, debt, and late-stage venture pharma financing.

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Gene Editing: A Powerful, Growing Modality In Regenerative Medicine

Regenerative medicine has made advances in recent years to emerge as one of the key fields with a chance of addressing, and even curing, diseases that until now had few or no treatment options.

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Biopharma Quarterly Dealmaking Statistics, Q3 2017

Third-quarter biopharma financing, which totaled $12.5 billion, was dominated by follow-on public offerings, which represented virtually half the value. Acquisition activity was headlined by a major move by Gilead in the CART market. Five alliances were signed worth over $1 billion, led by a partnership between two key players, Merck & Co. and AstraZeneca.

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Deals Shaping The Medical Industry, November 2017

Derived from Strategic Transactions, Informa’s premium source for tracking life sciences deal activity, the Dealmaking column is a survey of recent health care transactions listed by relevant industry segment – In Vitro Diagnostics, Medical Devices, and Pharmaceuticals – and then categorized by type – Acquisition, Alliance, or Financing. This month’s column covers deals announced in October 2017.

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Deals In Depth: September 2017

Halozyme will use its Enhanze technology to improve the delivery of BMS's immuno-oncology drugs in a new $1.9 billion deal; for $725 million up front and $375 million in earn-outs, Teleflex expanded its urology device portfolio with the NeoTract buy. Device financing surged due to CooperSurgical's $1.1 billion bridge loan, which is helping to support the acquisition of Teva's Paragard IUD.

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CAR-T Commercialization Strategies: Views From Novartis And Kite

At recent industry events, Novartis and Kite Pharma highlighted opportunities and addressed challenges they face as they prepare to commercialize their CAR-T therapies. A report from Datamonitor Healthcare.

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